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Respect The Process is a filmmaking podcast. Commercials & advertising, indie films, and other stuff I find creatively interesting. 

Jul 30, 2015

I overheard Don Starnes talking on the cellphone outside a Starbucks. Afterwards, I asked if he was in filmmaking, because he gave off that filmmaker's stench. We struck up a conversation, which made it a must to have Don on the show. This episode is heavy on cinema theory, the process, tech talk and gets as specific...


Jul 17, 2015

One of my favorite Line Producers and people is Rick Cowan. He's produced many spots that I've directed and he's always provided everything needed and more. He's one of the most knowledgable filmmakers out there, having made three feature films as well. Two of the them have made it to the Sundance Film Festival.

Rick...


Jul 13, 2015

Filmmaker Steve Stockman is a successful director, producer and now author. His show "Brew Dogs" is a hit on Esquire TV, he's shot a few hundred commercials, and wrote and directed the feature film "Two Weeks" starring Oscar winner Sally Fields.

Steve stresses that we're working in a portfolio business, so he encourages...


Jul 7, 2015

Senior Producer James Introcaso and I sat down immediately after a successful shoot of our Nat Geo WILD promo for SharkFest. Not SharkWeek, that is totally different. Nat Geo's Sr. VP/Group Creative Director Andy Baker offers the companion piece to this episode over at Andy's The Client Blog, so be sure to check...


Jul 2, 2015

Adam Goldberg's new film "No Way Jose" is available July 7th on DVD and Digital HD from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment. Just pre-order now, darn it!

It's a very funny "coming of middle-age" film starring Adam Goldberg, who is one of my favorite actors and filmmakers. Adam co-wrote, directed and stars in this wonderful...